I am a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist with integrations of CBT/Neuro linguistic programming, Energy;Shamanic practices, art, sound, music, nature, guided meditations, imagery, as well as a seasoned Child Therapist/Play Therapist. I offer individual therapy for adults/teens and parent coaching/relationship therapy. I have supported people with issues including: anxiety, depression, childhood trauma,. relationship issues, lack of fulfillment, parenting issues/concerns (ADHD, ODD, OCD, behavioral issues of any kind, academic support/advocacy),j and any one seeking self-development or self-evolution towards fulfillment.
My counseling style is down to earth, skills based, interactive and co-created with each client. I will listen and offer directive skills based (evidence based) interventions, as well as, support you with language tools to improve communication/responses. I will show you how to work with your thoughts and to create thought patterns in support of your passions. I will teach you how to work with your thoughts in support of manifesting your ideals.
If you are a parent seeking well known tools to build confident, pro-social behaviors in your child with confidence and ease, You are in the right place. I have extensive history working with parents and teaching positive behavioral support strategies, as well as the language tools to teach empathy, and to support ability to attend and to focus. No yelling required - enhance relationships guaranteed.
It takes courage to begin a journey of self-development. I would be honored to support you on your journey., and I am committed to supporting you with learning/developing skills for transformation (which I have utilized for over 20 years) to last a life time.
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Self-Love, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
NM LCSW C-09995
Although we are early on in our visits I can tell Wendy is tuned in to what my issues are and has multiple suggestions to help with things I didn't even know I needed.
Written on Dec 01, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, eating disorders, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue
Wendy has been such a source of comfort and empowerment. I am incredibly grateful for all her help and ways she challenges me to look at situations. Her compassion has been a breath of fresh air while not sugar coating things. Thank you, Wendy!
Written on Nov 10, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Wendy has so many gifts to share . Wendy is a healer!
Written on Aug 29, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 2 years and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, and adhd
Wendy is amazing. She made my first therapy experience so calming and easy. I was always so scared to go and talk about my life but she made me feel safe and heard.
Written on Aug 12, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes
Wendy is a very knowledgeable therapist in the area of trauma and social skills. She is very understanding and intuitive. I would recommend her to anyone who wants to do the hard work of processing deep trauma and reaching their fullest potential.
Written on Jul 19, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes
Wendy is sweet, she has been helpful throughout my time with her, very thoughtful and professional. Easy to talk to.
Written on Jul 18, 2023 after therapy with Wendy for 2 years and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue